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Process pressure holds clean-up celebration

Printed 12:30 pm Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The Buckingham County Anti-Litter Process Power just lately held its Fall 2022 Clear Up Celebration on the Historic Lee Wayside Village off of U.S. Route 60. This occasion celebrated the 960th bag of litter the group has seen collected since 2020.

The winners included St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary, Dominion Power and the Buckingham County Democratic Committee.

“This was essentially the most profitable anti-litter clear up marketing campaign but for the reason that effort was introduced again in 2020,” stated Process Power Committee Chairman and District 4 Supervisor Jordan Miles. “There have been 11 functions, 112 individuals who participated, and 275 baggage of trash collected, which units a file.”

The First place winner was St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary organized by Brother George Deans. There have been roughly 50 brothers who participated and 115 baggage of trash collected (and quite a few tires) close to the Seminary and in addition alongside Route 20 close to Meals Lion.

Second place went to Dominion Power. They had been first time contributors. 13 individuals picked up 55 baggage of trash (and 30 tires) alongside Carter G. Woodson Street and the boat touchdown street in New Canton.

Third place went to staff Buckingham County Democratic Committee headed by Maggie Snoddy. There have been 12 contributors and 32 baggage of trash collected in addition to other forms of trash.

“The sturdy spirit of those volunteers is inspiring,” stated District Two Supervisor Cameron Gilliam. “Their efforts have resulted in a extra engaging group.”

In line with Anti Litter Committee chief Liz Jones, college students from Hampden-Sydney School picked up 13 baggage alongside a portion of Route 602. Boxley Corp. picked up 11 baggage alongside Route 15 in Arvonia. Buckingham Department Railroad picked up eight baggage in Dillwyn. Shawn Miller, a two time winner prior to now, picked up 5 baggage on Cartersville Street. Cindy Prepare dinner, a participant from the very starting, picked up eight baggage on Andersonville Street. The Lions Membership picked up 4 baggage on Route 648, Route 636, and New Retailer Street.

Liz Jones picked up two baggage on Bridgeport Street. Crew 602, spearheaded by Maggie Snoddy, picked up 22 baggage of trash, a mattress and boxspring, a headboard, a child walker, and quite a few different gadgets that had been dumped beneath the bridge on Rock Island Street.

VDOT choosing up the tires that had been left alongside the aspect of the street with the orange baggage of trash is significantly appreciated, Miles stated.

“The Anti-Litter Process Power is so appreciative of our hardworking volunteers,” Miles stated. “We welcome companies and particular person volunteers this spring.”

All of the volunteers in addition to Roger Eitelman, of Preserve Virginia Stunning and Jones are significantly appreciated.

Within the spring of final yr, there have been 12 groups, 97 contributors, and 240 baggage collected. Within the fall of 2021, there have been 11 groups, 70 contributors, and 180 baggage collected. Within the spring of 2021, there have been 13 groups, and 265 baggage collected.

Electronic mail Miles at jmiles@ buckinghamcounty. or name (434) 390-7023 for extra data on the Anti Litter Process Power.

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